Archer Field Notes

What is Capital Gains Tax and Why Should You Care?

It’s widely assumed that the only individuals who ever see capital gains charges are wealthy people. This is a misleading statement, and simply can’t be true. Indeed capital gains could affect anyone, including you, and make your taxes much more complex than they used to be. So, whether you’re intending to use TurboTax® or an… read more

The Best Tax Write-Offs

It’s tax season, which, depending on how many allowances you put on your tax information, might be one of the best times of the year, or the worst times of the year. Whether you’re using TurboTax or an accountant, there’s always the smidgeon of fear that you’ll end up owing the government, rather than them… read more

The Best Passive Income Opportunities

“Passive income” is an attractive term that remains elusive to many. The mere idea of being able to make money with minimal effort is the capitalist dream, but it’s a hard one to achieve. With so many things out now claiming to be “the key to passive income,” it’s easy to get turned around in… read more

The Importance of Equity in Your Portfolio

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Here at Archer Investors, we offer amazing alternative investments in the form of Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs). DSTs are legal entities where investors own a share in a trust. The trust, in turn, owns property. Thus, investors are called beneficiaries and the properties are known as the beneficiary interests. DSTs are thus considered direct property… read more

Professional Property Management: The Drawbacks

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  Many people love DIY projects. In fact, they live for the weekends, going to the local hardware store and stocking up on all that they will need for their next home improvement project, such as painting their kitchen or installing a new toilet. DIY projects are so popular that entire TV shows are now… read more

Professional Property Management: The Benefits

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Real estate has historically been a great all around investment. After all, there is only so much land on planet earth, and as the number of people on the planet continues to rise, that land goes up in value due to the elementary principle in economics of supply and demand. As demand rises and supplies… read more

Why Alternative Investments Need to Be Integral to Your Portfolio Diversification Plan

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Investing in the 21st century can be daunting. Even 100 years ago, you only had a handful of investment instruments, which included land, stocks, bank accounts, and inventions. Today, we still have those options; however, the investment instrument field has skyrocketed, leading to hundreds of possible places for you to put your money. From derivatives… read more

How to Diversify Your Portfolio with DSTs

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Since investments began even back in ancient times, there was never a guarantee of a return. You could invest in building a house, and a storm could come and blow it down. You could buy a ship, and pirates would come along and take all the goods on your ship and then sink it, leaving… read more

6 Benefits of DST Properties

In our last blog post, we discussed the risks of 1031 Delaware Statutory Exchange (DST) Exchanges. While we specialize in DST property investments here at Archer, we would be remiss not to let everyone know what the potential risks are. It’s irresponsible to invest without doing your own due diligence, and we want to help… read more

4 Risks of DST Properties

At Archer Investors, we are a team of investment professionals who specialize in a very specific niche: helping property owners to move on from rental properties into more diversified institutional scale investments. Our founder, Leslie Papas, has helped countless people to profit from wise investments, and she has appeared on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and… read more